Origin of marsh
Synonyms for marsh
Examples from the Web for marsh
Contemporary Examples of marsh
Following a conversation with Marsh, the two met at a pub in London.Eddie Redmayne’s Time Has Come: On His Heartrending Turn as Stephen Hawking and Benedict Bromance
November 3, 2014
The landscape looks something like the marsh behind the Toys ‘R’ Us where Tony Soprano might bury a body in Jersey.Our Trip to The Climate War's Ground Zero
September 19, 2014
The actual field, where Richard was unhorsed and slain in a medieval marsh, is more than a mile away to the southwest.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab
July 27, 2014
Since 1977, Star Wars has been an essential touchstone for both Povenmire and Marsh.
“There are a lot of diehard fans who I think are genuinely worried about Disney doing Star Wars,” admits Marsh.
Historical Examples of marsh
The marsh appears to follow along the south side of the range.Explorations in Australia
But I was proposing--I wanted to deed that piece of marsh to you boys!The Raid From Beausejour; And How The Carter Boys Lifted The Mortgage
Charles G. D. Roberts
Twice daily the water came in as if to feed on the marsh grass.The Trail Book
In proportion as the marsh solidified the general health improved.In the Heart of Vosges
But Marsh had caught its meaning at once and had promptly jotted it down for use.The Harbor
Word Origin for marsh
Old English mersc, merisc "marsh, swamp," from West Germanic *marisko (cf. Old Frisian and Old Saxon marsk "marsh," Middle Dutch mersch, Dutch mars, German Marsch, Danish marsk), probably from Proto-Germanic *mari- "sea" (see mere (n.)).